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'Delays' in motor neurone disease care

BBC News - 38 min 6 sec ago
One in five people with motor neurone disease waits more than a year to see a brain specialist for help with diagnosis, a snapshot survey by the MND Association suggests.
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Green energy surges to record levels

BBC News - 44 min 12 sec ago
The world added far more renewable energy sources than fossil fuels in 2015, with developing countries overtaking richer nations on green spending.
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Asian markets down on US rate fears

BBC News - 57 min 20 sec ago
Markets in Japan and Australia open lower on Wednesday, tracking overnight weakness in US markets as investors brace for a possible rise in US rates.
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Vote Leave migration plan and toddler's killing

BBC News - 1 hour 24 min ago
A Brexit campaign plan to limit immigration with a points-based system and the guilty verdicts in a Fife murder trial attract headlines.
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Shark bites off Australian surfer's leg

BBC News - 1 hour 44 min ago
A surfer is in a critical condition after losing a leg in a shark attack at a beach in Western Australia state.
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Hollande: Will he, won't he stand again?

BBC News - 1 hour 58 min ago
President Hollande has endured a torrid time in power, with labour disputes currently rocking France. But don't write off his chances of a second term, says Hugh Schofield.
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How European is Scotland?

BBC News - 2 hours 26 sec ago
Ahead of the EU referendum on 23 June, journalist Allan Little looks at the relationship Scotland has with Europe and the possible implications north of the border if the UK ends its membership.
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Holyrood to debate full fracking ban

BBC News - 2 hours 7 min ago
MSPs will vote on whether to impose a full ban on fracking as part of an environment debate at Holyrood.
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How Guy the gorilla became the star of London Zoo

BBC News - 2 hours 9 min ago
The captive gorilla who won a nation's hearts
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Swiss Gotthard rail tunnel - an engineering triumph

BBC News - 2 hours 17 min ago
Longest rail tunnel is engineering triumph
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Coroner to rule on pub bombing inquests

BBC News - 2 hours 25 min ago
A coroner will rule on whether inquests into the 21 deaths in the Birmingham pub bombings should be resumed.
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Op Stack lorry park decision 'hasty'

BBC News - 2 hours 26 min ago
Ministers need to justify a £250m lorry park in Kent "the size of Disneyland", a report by the Transport Select Committee says.
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VIDEO: TV sitcom writer Carla Lane dies

BBC News - 2 hours 28 min ago
Television writer Carla Lane, who created shows including 1980s Liverpool sitcom Bread, has died aged 87.
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Gazza & Three Lions: Shearer's Euro '96

BBC News - 2 hours 28 min ago
'Gazza woke us up every morning playing Three Lions'
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VIDEO: Britain's tricky history with Europe

BBC News - 2 hours 29 min ago
Ahead of the UK's referendum, the BBC's Rob Watson explores Britain's very tricky history with our European neighbours.
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Vote Leave sets out immigration plan

BBC News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Vote Leave says the UK could have a "fairer, more humane" points-based immigration system if it left the EU, but Remain campaigners say it would "wreck" the economy.
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Vivien Leigh archive goes on display

BBC News - 2 hours 32 min ago
An archive celebrating the life of Oscar-winning actress Vivien Leigh goes on display at the former home of her favourite costume designer, Oliver Messel.
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English 92 football clubs generate £4bn

BBC News - 2 hours 32 min ago
The 92 Premier League and Football League clubs generated more than £4bn in revenues for the first time ever in 2014-15, according to Deloitte.
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Racism and ignorance in 1966 England

BBC News - 2 hours 33 min ago
The documentary that shone a spotlight on racism
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VIDEO: Lane 'was a classic 70s sitcom writer'

BBC News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 22:05
Nick Conway, who played Billy Boswell in the sitcom Bread, said Carla Lane was a classic sitcom writer of the 1970s.
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